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Dark Pictures in Auto setting

Ever since I took my Canon EOS 20D in for a cleaning all my pictures, when set in auto mode, are really dark, even in bright sunlight. I am new to photography and have no idea what could cause this problem. My photos taken inside are dark in auto mode.

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Re: Dark Pictures in Auto setting

I had the same problem before. Did you check to make sure your exposure compensation wasn't set at a negative number? half press the shutter and rotate the large dial on the back of the camera to change the exposure to 0. If this just changes your auto focus points, you have to change your custom function 13 from a value of 2 to 0 and then try half pressing the shutter and rotating the large dial in the back again. This fixed my problem with shooting in P mode (which I only used when absolutely necessary) and I hope it helps you.

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